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  • Ambani, Adani, Kalyani to be part of PM Modi's delegation to Japan 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani and 15 other leading industrialists will be part of the delegation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his first major bilateral visit, outside the sub-continent, to Japan this week. The industrialists will take part in a bilateral meeting under the aegis of India-Japan Business Leaders'...
  • Top 5 richest Indians have half of nation's billionaire wealth August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The top five Indian billionaires led by Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani collectively control $85.5 billion (about Rs 5,23,897 crore) in personal wealth, accounting for nearly half of the country's total billionaire wealth, a new study said on Wednesday. According to the analysis by wealth research firm Wealth-X of...
  • I probably won't fit in a Sooraj Barjatya kind of a film: Emraan Hashmi July 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Emraan Hashmi has become identified with various genres of thrillers and, therefore, the actor doesn't see himself fitting into the social or family drama mould. In his over-a-decade-long career, the actor has worked with filmmakers like Ekta Kapoor, Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur, apart from teaming up with his...
  • Neil Nitin Mukesh wanted his character in 'Kaththi' to be bad by nature, not looks July 30, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh, who plays the antagonist in upcoming Tamil actioner "Kaththi", says audiences won't see him as an over-the-top villain in the film, but as someone who is bad by nature. A.R. Murugadoss-directed "Kaththi" also features Vijay and Samantha Ruth Prabhu in the lead roles. "There is a tendency...
  • UPSC CSAT row: Protests intensify, 4 aspirants on fast unto death July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The protest against the Union Public Service Commission Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT), which started on June 27, is gaining momentum. While there have been violent protests at other places in Delhi, the UPSC aspirants are observing a silent protest at Mukherjee Nagar, the hub of preparation for...
  • Neil Nitin Mukesh: I've always explored myself as an actor from my first film July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh, who is making his Tamil debut with upcoming actioner 'Kaththi', says that he had been approached for Tamil films in the past but nothing excited him because he's more concerned about the strength of a character. "Kaththi' may be the first Tamil film I'm working in,...
  • FIR registered against Congress leader for defacing Gowda's property July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: An FIR has been registered against Congress leader Mukesh Sharma for defacing Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's property on Tuesday. The move came after Mukesh Sharma was seen removing Gowda's nameplate from outside his house and stomping on it. The incident occured while Congress workers were demonstrating outside Gowda's...
  • Delhi: Congress attacks Arvind Kejriwal over his new residence June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Congress on Tuesday attacked former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his new residence in Civil Lines area claiming that the AAP chief has developed a habit of living in sprawling houses by wasting poor people's money. "Arvind Kejriwal had been paying rent of Rs 85,000 using the...
  • Crisis in Iraq will lead to spike in inflation: Mukesh Ambani June 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries which operates the world's largest single-location oil refinery at Jamnagar, on Thursday said the crisis in Iraq will lead to higher fuel prices which in turn will raise inflation. "In an inter-connected world like the one we are living in today, what's happening around...
  • Congress launches 10-day agitation against power, water crises June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday launched its 10-day long agitation against the power and water crises in the national Capital, during which they burnt the effigies of Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Party workers, led by DPCC chief Arvinder Singh Lovely and chief spokesperson...
  • Reliance plans Rs 1.8 lakh cr spending; to start 4G next year June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Reliance Industries will start offering 4G telecom services next year and unveiled a Rs 1.8 lakh crore investment plan across businesses aimed at catapulting it into the top 50 companies of the world. About five years after buying out Infotel Broadband Services within hours of the firm winning nationwide wireless...
  • Reliance to launch its 4G network in the next few months June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Reliance Industries Limited had its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday where Chairman Mukesh Ambani said that the next three years will be transformational for the company. Some of the big takeaways from the AGM were that Reliance will be launching its 4G broadband network in the next few months....
  • Underwater vehicle by Mumbai students to feature at US meet June 16, 2014

    Mumbai: A remote-operated underwater vehicle with a robotic arm, made by engineering students of a city institute will feature at an international technology innovation event to be held in the US later this month. A team of students from Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management and Engineering, Narsee Monjee Institute...
  • Rajat Gupta penning book to tell his story June 14, 2014

    New York: India-born former Goldman Sachs Director Rajat Gupta, who is scheduled to begin his prison term on June 17, hopes to release a book telling his side of the story and visit India once he completes his two-year sentence, according to a media report. Gupta, 65, lost his final bid...
  • I literally begged the producers for work: Neil Nitin Mukesh June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Neil Nitin Mukesh, who is the grandson of famed singer Mukesh, says that despite being from a film family, he had to 'beg' for work in showbiz. The actor was present at the launch of spot girl-turned-author Komal Mehta's book 'Spot Girl' when he disclosed his share of hardships in...
  • Raghav Bahl quits Network 18 May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Network18 Founder and Managing Director Raghav Bahl has quit the media group after agreeing to sell controlling stake to Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL). A day after the deal was announced, Bahl in a letter to employees of the group said he and his wife Ritu are exiting...
  • Indian doctor awarded gold medal by Australian Medical Association May 28, 2014

    A prominent Indian-origin doctor has been awarded the Australian Medical Association's highest honour for his outstanding service to the medical profession and the community. The Australian Medical Association (AMA) honoured Mukesh Haikerwal, who is a former president of the association, with the AMA Gold Medal. Presenting the medal to him at the...
  • No internal democracy in AAP: Congress May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking a dig at Aam Aadmi Party, Congress on Saturday said that quitting of two key members Shazia Ilmi and GR Gopinath from the fledging party has "proved" there was no internal democracy in it due to which leaders were "deserting" Arvind Kejriwal. Chief spokesperson...
  • Watch: Nita Ambani visits Golden Temple in Amritsar May 22, 2014

    Philanthropist Nita Ambani visited the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Thursday morning. "There is a lot of peace and tranquility here," she said. ...
  • ONGC moves Delhi HC against RIL over alleged gas theft May 15, 2014

    New Delhi: State-owned oil and gas major Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has moved the Delhi High Court against Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries. The ONGC has accused the RIL of exploiting substantial gas from its natural gas block. The two companies have been involved in a face-off for the last...
  • Mukesh Ambani's Mumbai residence most expensive billionaire home May 14, 2014

    New York: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani's skyscraper residence in Mumbai is the most expensive billionaire home in the world, according to a Forbes list which also includes Indian-origin steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal's houses in London. Ambani's 27-story, 400,000-square-foot skyscraper home Antilia named after a mythical island in the Atlantic, tops...
  • SC seeks Centre's reply on PIL against 4G licences to Reliance May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Firday sought response of the Centre and telecom regulator TRAI on a PIL filed by an NGO challenging grant of 4G licences to Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL). A bench of Justices HL Dattu and SA Bobde issued notice to the Centre, Telecom...
  • HC stays action against Moily, Ambani in KG gas pricing case May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday stayed action against Union Minister Veerappa Moily and industrialist Mukesh Ambani on an FIR filed by former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal in the KG basin gas pricing case. The Anti-Corruption Bureau of the Delhi government had registered the FIR under sections dealing...
  • Kejriwal Slams Cong, BJP for Pre-Poll Understanding April 29, 2014

    Raking up the snoopgate scandal and Robert Vadra controversy, Arvind Kejriwal on Tuedsday accused both the Congress and BJP of having a pre-poll understanding and not taking any action against each other on the two issues. He also asked why Congress President Sonia Gandhi and BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi...
  • EC asks Gujarat minister to disclose relations with Ambanis April 2, 2014

    The Election Commission of India has asked the Gujarat Energy and Petroleum Minister Saurabh Patel to disclose his relationship with the Ambani family. The EC has asked Saurabh Patel to do so, in connection with his complaint against Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal, who had accused him of favouring Reliance,...
  • Delhi gangrape: SC stays death penalty of convicts Mukesh, Pawan till March 31 March 15, 2014

    New Delhi: In a new twist in the Delhi gangrape case, the Supreme Court on Saturday stayed the execution of two convicts, Pawan and Mukesh, till March 31. Pawan and Mukesh had moved the apex court challenging their conviction and death sentence a short while ago. The SC order comes just days...
  • Neil Nitin Mukesh to make his Tamil debut as a villain in a new film March 15, 2014

    Chennai: Filmmaker AR Murugadoss Saturday confirmed that Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh will make his Tamil debut with upcoming yet-untitled film featuring superstar Vijay. "Yes, Neil is playing villain in our new film," posted Murugadoss on his Twitter page. Vijay and Murugadoss have teamed up for the second time after the success...
  • AAP's fund raising drive in Gujarat receives poor response March 4, 2014

    If funds donated are any indicator of popularity, then the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) fund-raising drive before Lok Sabha elections has received a poor response in Gujarat. Compared to funds collected from other states, the Gujarat unit of the AAP ranked eighth and when average donations are taken into account it...
  • Gates reclaims top spot, Mukesh Ambani richest Indian in Forbes billionaire list March 4, 2014

    Bill Gates has returned to the top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as rising stock markets swelled the ranks of billionaires, which included a record number of women. With a net worth of $76 billion, the Microsoft Corp co-founder reclaimed the top spot after a...